Award-Winning Gospel Artist Yolanda Adams Inspires North Carolina’s African American Community to “Believe in Healthy BP”

By Natalie Clay

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

September 10, 2011 at 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM

Location: Unity in the Community Event, NC State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC 27607

Phone: 2125936443

Email: sheltonh@ruderfinn.com

Link: http://www.believeinhealthybp.com

Event Description

Free Blood Pressure Screenings and Interactive Exhibit are Featured Highlights of the 2011 Yolanda Adams Health & Lifestyle Tour

The Believe in Healthy BP program is designed to raise awareness about a serious health epidemic contributing to the loss of thousands of African American lives each year—high blood pressure.1 As part of the Believe in Healthy BP program, FREE blood pressure screenings and educational materials—including a Doctor Discussion Guide and Blood Pressure Log—will be offered at the event. An interactive exhibit, featuring a walk-through, simulated blood vessel, will also be on display and open to the public.

Yolanda Adams, Grammy® award-winning Gospel artist and nationally-syndicated radio host is available for interviews to discuss:
-Why high blood pressure is a serious health issue in the African American community
-Challenges African Americans face in managing high blood pressure
-How to engage in a healthier lifestyle
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